Champions Tour

DULUTH, Ga. -- Miguel Angel Jimenez quickly shifted his focus back to the Ryder Cup after winning his first Champions Tour event.
Funk's five-birdie 67 gives him sole possession of lead in rainy Korea
Fred Funk shot a 5-under 67 Saturday to take the lead at the rain-soaked Posco E&C Songdo Championship, the Champions Tour’s first event in Asia. Funk sank a 12-foot putt on the par-5 18th hole for his fifth birdie of the day and stands at 8-under 136. Tom Pernice, Jr., Russ Cochran and John C
11 Sep 2010 - 2:06pm - 0 Comments
Funk among three to share top spot in Champions Tour's debut in Korea
Fred Funk, Michael Allen and Jay Don Blake shared the lead Friday after the rain-delayed opening round of the Posco E&C Songdo Championship, the Champions Tour’s first tournament in Asia. All three Americans shot 3-under 69s after the start of the tournament was delayed by 1 hour, 39 minutes due
10 Sep 2010 - 11:08am - 0 Comments
Champions Tour visits South Korea to stage first-ever event in Far East
The Champions Tour has come to Asia and golf greats Jack Nicklaus and Tom Watson predict the sport has a bright future in the region. Watson is one of 57 players set to tee off in the Posco E&C Songdo Championship beginning Friday at a course designed by Nicklaus. The tournament is the first C
8 Sep 2010 - 12:45pm - 0 Comments
Schulz, in field as alternate, holds on to capture First Tee Open by one
Ted Schulz won the First Tee Open on Sunday for his first Champions Tour title, holing a 12-foot birdie putt on the 17th hole at Pebble Beach en route to a 2-under 70 and a one-stroke victory over Tom Pernice Jr.
5 Sep 2010 - 7:12pm - 0 Comments
Schulz, in field as alternate, holds on to capture First Tee Open by one
Ted Schulz won the First Tee Open on Sunday for his first Champions Tour title, holing an 8-foot birdie putt on the 17th hole at Pebble Beach en route to a 2-under 70 and a one-stroke victory over Tom Pernice Jr.
5 Sep 2010 - 7:12pm - 0 Comments
Schulz, with only conditional status, shoots 64 to take First Tee Open lead
Ted Schulz shot an 8-under 64 -- his best competitive round in nearly 20 years -- at Pebble Beach on Saturday to take a three-stroke lead over first-lead leader Mark Calcavecchia and Tom Kite in the First Tee Open.
4 Sep 2010 - 10:54pm - 0 Comments
Calcavecchia leads First Tee Open in his long-awaited return to Del Monte
Mark Calcavecchia shot an 8-under 64 on Friday at Del Monte to take a two-stroke lead over Tom Pernice Jr. in the Champions Tour's First Tee Open.
3 Sep 2010 - 10:24pm - 0 Comments
Defending champion Sluman faces strong field at First Tee Open
Two-time defending champion Jeff Sluman will join Champions Tour money leader Bernhard Langer, Tom Watson and three other tournament winners at the First Tee Open, starting Friday.
2 Sep 2010 - 6:41pm - 0 Comments
Unstoppable Langer pulls away to three-shot triumph at Boeing Classic
Bernhard Langer might want to start campaigning for more Champions Tour events in the Pacific Northwest. Langer pulled off a Seattle sweep with a final-round 69 as he pulled away from Nick Price down the stretch to win the Boeing Classic on Sunday.
29 Aug 2010 - 10:39pm - 0 Comments
Langer zips past Price with 63, takes one-shot lead at Boeing Classic
Bernhard Langer fired a 9-under 63 to take a one-shot lead over Nick Price after the second round of the Champions Tour's Boeing Classic on Saturday. Price struggled to make birdies on the back nine, allowing Langer to overtake the opening-round leader.
28 Aug 2010 - 10:19pm - 0 Comments
Hot start, big finish push Price to two- shot lead over Pernice at Boeing
Nick Price spent more than an hour on the practice range Thursday night trying to find the swing that had eluded him last week at the Jeld-Wen Tradition. He even took a club back to his hotel room, hoping that his swing would finally click once again.
27 Aug 2010 - 10:32pm - 0 Comments
After Senior Open near-miss, Couples back in northwest for Boeing Classic
Fred Couples was oh-so-close to winning a major championship in his own backyard. The Seattle native was tied for a share of the lead with Germany's Bernhard Langer after three rounds of the U.S. Senior Open at Sahalee Country Club in Sammamish, Wash., just a month ago.
26 Aug 2010 - 7:29pm - 0 Comments
Alabama's Shoal Creek to take over as host of Tradition, starting in May
The Champions Tour is moving one of its majors to Birmingham’s Shoal Creek, the club that sparked controversy at the 1990 PGA Championship for what was then an all-white membership. The Regions Tradition will replace the Champions Tour’s Jeld-Wen Tradition and the city’s Regions Charity Classic.
23 Aug 2010 - 11:38am - 0 Comments
Funk captures Jeld-Wen Tradition for second time in three just seasons
The Jeld-Wen Tradition is leaving Sunriver Resort's Crosswater Golf Club in central Oregon after a four-year run. No one is going to miss it more than Fred Funk.
22 Aug 2010 - 6:25pm - 0 Comments
Lehman leads Jeld-Wen Tradition thru three rounds, Langer tied for second
Tom Lehman moved into position for his second Champions Tour major victory of the year, shooting a 3-under 69 on Saturday at Crosswater Club to take a two-stroke lead in the Jeld-Wen Tradition. The Senior PGA Championship winner in late May, Lehman overcame a double bogey 6 on No.
21 Aug 2010 - 6:43pm - 0 Comments
Weibring goes up by two shots over Lehman after 36 holes at Tradition
D.A. Weibring shot his second consecutive 5-under 67 on Friday to take a two-stroke lead after two rounds of the Jeld-Wen Tradition at Crosswater Club.
20 Aug 2010 - 9:22pm - 0 Comments
Weibring and Lehman share Tradition lead, with Pavin one shot off pace
The final two holes at Crosswater Club have historically played as the most difficult during the Jeld-Wen Tradition. Not on Thursday for D.A. Weibring. Weibring rallied with birdies at Nos.
19 Aug 2010 - 10:28pm - 0 Comments
Langer goes for third straight senior major at Jeld-Wen Tradition
Bernhard Langer has a chance to join rare company on the Champions Tour. The Jeld-Wen Tradition begins Thursday in central Oregon, and Langer is going after his third consecutive Champions major in the tour’s fourth of five majors this year. Earlier this summer, Langer won the Senior British O
19 Aug 2010 - 12:56am - 0 Comments
Jeld-Wen ends its title sponsorship of the Tradition senior major
Jeld-Wen, an Oregon-based window and door manufacturer, will end its sponsorship of the Tradition after next week’s Champions Tour event. Jeld-Wen has been title sponsor of the event since 2003, when the Tradition moved from Arizona to Oregon.
12 Aug 2010 - 6:12pm - 0 Comments